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Great Surprise. Great night

The family went to see a show here. it was my first time and I was amazed. we were on the 1st row... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
Bolton, United Kingdom
East is east in the west of the country in the centre of bolton

Went to see the play East is East. An Asian play that has been done as a film. Thought the film was... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
Barry M
Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Been to loads of plays at Octagon and always enjoyed. Was booked to see east is east last weekend and husband was so sick on the day we couldn’t go. At over £28 per ticket I contacted them to see if we could go on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Reviewed April 5, 2018

The family went to see a show here. it was my first time and I was amazed. we were on the 1st row next to the volunteer actors not professional although professional in their performance Would I go back? Yes

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Went to see the play East is East. An Asian play that has been done as a film. Thought the film was hilarious but thought the play a lot darker. Enjoyed it immensely. Only one play now until the reburbishment. I hope the Phoenix rises...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Barry M
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Good access to venue, great seats. Amazing show! Shame there was only a few toilets for such a crowd.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Diane N
Reviewed March 31, 2018

First visit to Octagon, wow wow, need to go more, Just watched east to east great performance on my doorstep (always going Manchester), can not wait for the next show

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank mariehemmingway12
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Fantastic and thought provoking production. The cast were totally convincing as a real family. Poignant, funny and very moving. As relevant as when it was first performed 22 years ago. A standing ovation this afternoon- well deserved

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Been to this theatre many times always good performance, but have to say was disappointed yesterday as the acting was poor by the younger performers I have seen the same performance previously and thought it was excellent. One other thing I have to mention the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Prakash4833
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Not being a theatre luvie I really went to this not expecting much - I was wrong it was really brilliant . The theatre itself could do with a bit of a makeover but was certainly very good if a little warm on this very...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Peter e
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Love the Octagon, always decent productions and nice atmosphere too, you are always close to the action.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Andy W
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Always agreat evenings entertainment Booking seats easy and great views from most seats Only downside...pricey drinks.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from lappiloo | Reviewed this property |
2 flights of 10 steps high is the only way I can gage it. Very good view.